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October 12, 2017
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OPIATE WORKING GROUP TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING IN NOV The South End Forum Opiate Working Group has announced that it will have a community-wide public meeting on the week before Thanksgiving, likely on Nov. 15 or 16, to unveil more than a year’s worth of ideas and suggestions Those ideas and suggestions will center...
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September 15, 2017
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CONCERT AT ST. CECILIA Richard Kelley, trumpet, and composer/organist Richard J. Clark will team up again at St. Cecilia Church, Boston in a free concert of American composers Clark, Hovhaness, Pinkham, and Sowerby on Friday, September 29 at 7 p.m. This concert offers Boston audiences a preview of their upcoming performance at St. Patrick’s...
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September 7, 2017
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MOHR & MCPHERSON CLOSING IN SOWA Signs went up last week that the anchor Mohr & McPherson Furniture showroom and store in the SoWa Art and Design District is closing its doors forever. This week, a note went up on the website confirming the store was closing and the owner was retiring. There are...
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August 26, 2017
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SYMPHONY STATION The MBTA will hold a public meeting to discuss the Symphony Station accessibility project on Thursday, Aug. 24. The meeting will take place at Symphony Plaza East, 334 Mass Ave., at 6:30 p.m. BPL CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard series continues this month and runs through...
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August 5, 2017
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FILMING FOR AMY SCHUMER MOVIE ON AUG. 7 Union Park Neighborhood Association reports that a production company will be in Boston capturing scenes for a new feature film starring Amy Schumer. On August 7, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., the crew will be filming scenes in two restaurants on Tremont Street near Union...
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July 28, 2017
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POLICE BEGIN COORDINATED PATROLS The Boston Police announced this week at the South End Forum’s Opiate Working Group that a coordinated patrol effort is underway in the Mass/Cass and surrounding South End areas – an effort that includes arrests when warranted and a loving push toward recovery services as well. Dep. Supt. Winifred Cotter...
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July 20, 2017
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STATE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES NEW SILVER LINE BUSES The full fleet of 44 Silver Line buses that run through the South End were replaced earlier this spring, and state transportation officials made the grand announcement of the new vehicles on Tuesday morning. State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said the 44 new Hybrid buses – all...
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July 14, 2017
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BOSTON CITY LIGHTS PRO-DANCE CAMP Acclaimed Boston-based dancer Carl Alleyne – an alum of City Lights – will be holding a free Pro-Dance Camp at City Lights on Washington Street next week. Director Duggan Hill said the camp is free and the only requirement is those signed up commit to some hard work. Young...
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July 7, 2017
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FESTIVAL BETANCES ANNOUNCES LINEUP The annual Festival Betances at IBA’s Villa Victoria development in the South End has another great lineup for the two-day event in the South End – beginning on Saturday, July 15, at 1 p.m. with a Parade through the neighborhood. Previously, the Parade has taken place on Friday night, but...
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June 23, 2017
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WHOLE FOODS TO AMAZON The announcement last Friday of the sale of Whole Foods to Amazon.com for $13.7 billion has shocked more than a few people, and piqued the curiosity of a number of those interested in business and consumer issues. There are three Whole Foods locations in the Sun’s coverage area, with the...
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